Tag Archives: Fruit

Sweet And Simple. Oven Dried Strawberries.

Oven dried strawberries are something I’ve been wanting to try for ages.  This week, almost serendipitously,  the ideal opportunity presented itself with enormous kilo punnets of fragrant, perfectly ripe and  juicy strawberries available at the markets from our Victorian growers. … Continue reading

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From My Father’s Garden and Mother’s Kitchen. Upside Down Plum Cake.

Late January in my father’s garden. The plum trees are absolutely bursting with fruit. Luscious. Sweet and juicy. I can’t recall ever having seen so much fruit on those trees. They are hanging from the low lying branches like big, … Continue reading

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Tokyo. A Fruitful Search for Yuzu. Japanese Citron. Tart. Bitter. Absolutely Delicious.

I  adore yuzu. A Japanese citrus fruit. Tart and bitter, citrus-like, tangy and fresh. All at the same time. It looks like a bumpy skinned lemon but tastes like a tantalising, almost indescribable hybrid of grapefruit, mandarin and lime.  Wonderfully unique and incredibly … Continue reading

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Summer Breakfast. Bircher Muesli with Seasonal Fruit.

One of my daughters swims. Five mornings a week. I am very fortunate that my husband is an early riser and invariably will drop her off at the pool at 5.30 or 6 am! My end of the bargain is … Continue reading

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From Daylesford With Love. Hermann the German Friendship Cake

Last weekend I travelled with my great friend Amanda to Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges in the Victorian countryside to  visit the lovely Jane. We’ve all been friends for over 25 years and it was a much-anticipated visit as  the … Continue reading

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